Dog Fancy Table of Contents - April 2007

April 19, 2007




April 2007

18 | Love Match
Take time to research and prepare before starting your search for a new puppy. We provide you with a rundown of things to consider, including what breed types will match your lifestyle based on their personalities, and exercise and grooming needs.  More >>
By Denise Flaim

26 | Find Your Dogfather*
With so many breeders to choose from, how can you be sure to find one who will offer strong, healthy pups? Prospective puppy owners can start their life with a new dog off right by following these guidelines.  More >>
By Lisa Hanks

32 | Canine Calculations*
A new puppy requires a lot of  time, compassion, and money. Find out how much the average puppy's first year of food, supplies, and veterinary care can cost you.  More >>
By Susan Israel

34 | The Nose Knows*
Meet working dogs who use their nose for more than just finding food. From sniffing mold in homes to patrolling for endangered animal scat in the wild, these dogs use their amazing scenting abilities to help people and other animals.  More >>
By Sally Deneen and Rose Boccio

56 | Wine Country Dogs
Dogs play a big role at these California wineries.  Whether it's working as the official "winery host," or accompanying their owners in the vineyards, these canine companions help make a day's work more pleasant and fun.   More >>
By Sandy Robins

44 Good as Gold
Trustworthy and affectionate, the Golden Retriever continues to be a popular household companion.  More >>
By Eve Adamson

50 | Havana Silk
The Havanese's fun-loving personality and playful spirit add to the appeal of this Cuban beauty.  More >>
By Terry Winkelmann

54 | By Your Side
True to his barnyard ratter and hunting heritage, the Norwich Terrier is an independent, yet people-oriented pet.  More >>
By Vicki Shields

*BONUS! | DogChannel Exclusives
Find more about these topics from our DogChannel exclusives — articles, tools, and references that will build your dog-owner skills. More >>

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4 | Coming
Next Month
Get a preview of our May issue.  More >>

 | Readers Bark Back
Read letters now.  More >>

10 | Newshound
Dog news, tips, and trends.

14 | Canine Traveler
New England Nook: Discover a unique urban playground in Providence.
By Lisa McElroy

16 | Clean Dog Clean House
A trying trio: Expert cleaning solutions for three messy pet accidents.
By Sally Deneen

38 | Haute Dog
Spring fashion trends, spas, ensembles.

62 | Best Behavior
A dog's gotta dig: Stop destructive digging by redirecting your dog's energy.
By Cherie Langlois

64 | Checkup
Emergency: First-aid basics.
By Katie Costello

66 | Help & Advice
By September Morn
Ask the Vet
By Karla S. Rugh, DVM

72 | Natural Dog
Good pressure: Acupressure can make positive changes in your dog's health.
By Denise Flaim

73 | Puppy Life
Teach sit, stop nips, safe spring walks.
By September Morn

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